Amelia

Big news for It's Mental!

Leading Difference Makers It’s been a big week here at IT’S MENTAL and we could not be prouder!  Amelia has been named among Canada’s 150 leading Difference Makers in Mental Health & Addictions advocacy.  CAMH received over 3000 nominations back in the spring and have been rolling out an inspiring list of difference makers throughout…

What we really learned at Mental Health First Aid

Our mental health first aid course was incredible as we’ve talked about the last few blog posts, but what we haven’t talked about is the actual first aid itself. Well, we’re not supposed to share with you everything we’ve learned, but here are a few highlights. One: Assess the situation. Is the person in immediate…

First Aid: From My Seat at the Table

OK, so it’s Thursday morning the week the clocks sprang forward. I’m tired. It’s light out in the morning for a change, but that’s little consolation for my cynical nature.  This long winter has finally broken, the sky is bright, I have my good friend Amelia, a huge cup of tea, and I sit at a…